SEIF Awards 2019 – First Insights

The application window for the SEIF Awards 2019 – Tech for Impact is now closed. With our Tech for Impact focus, we want to support startups in solving societal and environmental challenges with innovative tech solutions. Following the application deadline, we are excited to share some first insights with you, pointing to interesting trends in […]

What happened next? seif Awards finalist Takataka Solutions in Nairobi

Reading about Simonetta Sommaruga’s visit to Kenya in a recent SRF article inspired us to delve deeper into the story of the recycling company she visited: Takataka Solutions. Daniel Paffenholz, founder of Takataka Solutions, participated in one of the very first seif Bootcamps and was one of the seif Awards finalists back in 2012. At […]

Social Inclusion

Social inclusion has the power to transform our societies. Find out more about how Social Entrepreneurs promote social inclusion in this article by our guest blogger Chinelo Ifeji.   In a world where disparity between rich and poor is increasing and poverty is strongly linked to social exclusion, social inclusion has become a hot topic […]

Sharely – looking back on seif Awards 2014


Two years ago Sharely won the seif Award for Future Trends, now we catch up with them to learn how things are going for them and the effect that being former seif awardees have on them and their company.



Aiducation’s founders, Kristin and Florian, were traveling in East Africa in 2007, when they met a Kenyan Clinician, Jeremy, during an overnight bus trip between Mombasa and Nairobi.